Katherine (Kathi) Adachi

Region: Toronto Ontario
| Born 1951, Ontario


Katherine’s main creative outlet is photography, especially street, architectural and landscape.

Despite studying research psychology (University of Toronto, BSc), her working life was spent in graphic design and editing.

Katherine was the Publication Designer of secondary and elementary school courses for the Independent Learning Centre, Ontario Ministry of Education from 1979 until 2000, art directing the photography and illustrations used in the courses as well as producing brochures, newsletters and other publications.

From 2000 until 2014, she was a Legislative Editor at the Office of Legislative Counsel, Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, editing and reviewing drafts of bills and regulations as well as ensuring the accuracy of entries on the e-Laws website.

While working, Katherine took publication, drawing and computer design courses at the Ontario College of Art and Design, George Brown College and other computer design companies. She has also taken several editing courses with the Editors’ Association of Canada.

Since 2011, Katherine has been an enthusiastic participant in photography workshops in Cuba (two times), San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Romania and Toronto as well as shorter workshops through Henry’s School of Imaging and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Travel, both in Canada and abroad, continues to inspire her as she strives to capture the everyday moments of different cultures.